SmartThings Support

Device Groups

The SmartThings mobile app allows you to group certain types of devices together in one device card on the Home screen to allow for faster navigation and control of devices.

 

  • Lighting groups
  • Camera groups

Add multiple lights to groups that appear as a single device card on the Home screen. Lights in the same group can be turned on, off, or dimmed together as a group.

 

To create a new Lighting group

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Plus icon (+) > Add lighting group
  2. Enter a name for the group and touch Select devices
  3. Select at least two lighting devices and touch Done
  4. Touch Save

Once set up, Lighting groups will appear on the Home screen and the new lighting group will appear as a device card.

 

To edit an existing Lighting group

  1. From the Home screen, touch Lighting groups
  2. Touch the Lighting group
  3. Touch More options > Edit
    • Rename the group name
    • Remove devices by touching the minus icon
    • Add more devices by touching Select devices
  4. Touch Save to finish editing

 

To delete an existing Lighting group

  1. From the Home screen, touch Lighting groups
  2. Touch More options > Delete
  3. Select the Lighting groups to be deleted
  4. Touch Delete
  5. Touch Delete to confirm

 

Add up to 4 cameras to a group that appears on the Home screen as one device card. Select the Group card to see a multiview where all cameras are displayed in one window.

 

To create a new Camera group

  1. From the Home screen, touch the Plus icon (+) > Add camera group
  2. Enter a name for the group and touch Select devices
  3. Select at least two cameras and touch Done
  4. Touch Save

Once set up, Camera groups will appear on the Home screen and the new camera group will appear as a device card.

 

To edit an existing Camera group

  1. From the Home screen, touch Camera groups
  2. Touch the Camera group
  3. Touch More options > Edit
    • Rename the group name
    • Remove cameras by touching the minus icon
    • Add more cameras by touching Select devices
  4. Touch Save to finish editing

 

To delete an existing Camera group

  1. From the Home screen, touch Camera groups
  2. Touch More options > Delete
  3. Select the Camera groups to be deleted
  4. Touch Delete
  5. Touch Delete to confirm